10 May 2021

Museum Monday 2021/19

 


detail of Sarah Bernhardt as La Dame aux Camélias, a poster by Alphonse Maria Mucha, which I saw at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as part of the 2019 exhibit Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris

03 May 2021

Museum Monday 2021/18

 


Python necklace by David Bielander, made of anodized titanium, seen by me in 2017 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

30 April 2021

Friday Photo 2021/18

 


the monument to the Portuguese immigrant, San Leandro California, March 2021

26 April 2021

Museum Monday 2021/17

 


Six Lions in a Forest, by the Master of the Death of Absalom: I saw this pen-and-ink drawing at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC on a 2017 trip, but it is normally found at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam

23 April 2021

Friday Photo 2021/17

 


King Lear & his Fool: one of the bas-reliefs at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC

Today is traditionally considered Shakespeare's birthday

19 April 2021

Museum Monday 2021/16

 


detail of Winged Genius, an Assyrian sculpture now in the Legion of Honor, San Francisco

12 April 2021

Museum Monday 2021/15


mat weight in the shape of a tiger, second century BCE, unearthed from Tomb 1, Pit 1, Dayun Mountain in the Hunan Province of China, seen in the exhibit Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco